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Rick Scott courts D.C. conservative establishment Wednesday

While it’s anybody’s guess whether Florida Gov. Rick Scott is running for Senate in 2018 or beyond, what’s clear is that Scott is cultivating ties in Washington, D.C.

A spot on Fox News in the morning is followed by a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (a good move before, say, a Senate run).

That’s followed with a Heritage Foundation/National Review round table at 4, on Florida’s economic progress over the last five years.

Then? An American Spectator dinner.

A very efficient D.C. day trip, with Scott checking off a lot of establishment conservative boxes.

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A.G. Gancarski has been a correspondent for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. In 2018, he was a finalist for an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies "best political column." He can be reached at AG@FloridaPolitics.com

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